October 21, 2014

California 75, Arkansas 64 (NIT Second Round)

Vanderbilt forward Damian Jones (30) pulls down a rebound between Arkansas forward Bobby Portis (10) and forward Coty Clarke (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Jabari Bird scored 19 points, David Kravish had 13 points and eight rebounds and California beat Arkansas 75-64 on Monday night to advance to the third round of the NIT.

Arkansas 91, Indiana State 71 (NIT First Round)

Indiana State forward Justin Gant, right, attempts a rebound over Arkansas forward Alandise Harris, left, during the second half of an opening round National Invitational Tournament NCAA college basketball game in Fayetteville, Ark., Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Arkansas defeated Indiana State 91-71. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

Anthlon Bell set a career high, finishing with 28 points as Arkansas pulled away for a 91-71 win over Indiana State in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday night.

South Carolina 71, Arkansas 69 (SEC Tournament)

Arkansas forward Bobby Portis (10) shoots against South Carolina forward Michael Carrera (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the second round of the Southeastern Conference men's tournament, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Atlanta. South Carolina won 71-69. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

South Carolina won its second straight game at the Southeastern Conference tournament, upsetting Arkansas 71-69 on Thursday.

Alabama 83, Arkansas 58

Mike Anderson (AP Photo/April L. Brown)

Trevor Releford scored 24 points and Shannon Hale added 18 to lead Alabama to an 83-58 victory over Arkansas on Saturday, snapping the Razorbacks’ six-game winning streak.

Arkansas 110, Ole Miss 80

Arkansas' Bobby Portis (10) is pressured by Mississippi's Sebastian Saiz, of Spain,, left, and Anthony Perez, center, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fayetteville, Ark., Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Anthlon Bell scored a career-high 23 points as Arkansas’ surge toward an NCAA tournament berth continued with a resounding 110-80 win over Ole Miss on Wednesday.

Changing the Narrative

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - JANUARY 14: Bobby Portis #10 and Michael Qualls #24 of the Arkansas Razorbacks celebrate after a overtime win against the Kentucky Wildcats at Bud Walton Arena on January 14, 2014 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Razorbacks defeated the Wildcats 87-85. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

What a difference a week makes. Big wins last week at Kentucky and against third-place Georgia, have breathed new life into the Hogs NCAA Tournament possibilities.

Arkansas 87, Georgia 75

Arkansas guard Rashad Madden (00) drives to the basket around Georgia forward Nemanja Djurisic (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

Coty Clarke scored a career-high 23 points as Arkansas continued its recent surge with an 87-75 win over Georgia on Saturday.

Arkansas 71, Kentucky 67 (OT)

Kentucky's Julius Randle, right, and Arkansas' Bobby Portis try to get control of the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Coty Clarke scored seven points in overtime and Arkansas upset No. 17 Kentucky 71-67 on Thursday night to complete a season sweep.

Arkansas 73, Mississippi State 69

Arkansas' Alandise Harris (2) drives past Mississippi State's Roquez Johnson, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Anthlon Bell scored a career-high 19 points to lead Arkansas to a 73-69 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday, its first win in Starkville in 14 years.

Arkansas 71, South Carolina 64

Arkansas guard Fred Gulley III (12) grabs a loose ball at mid-court as South Carolina guard Duane Notice (10) looks on from the ground during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark. Arkansas defeated South Carolina 71-64. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)

Michael Qualls scored 20 points as Arkansas held off a second-half rally by South Carolina for a 71-64 win on Wednesday night.